2013 ORS § 136.445¹
Motion for acquittal
  • standard for granting motion
  • effect

In any criminal action the defendant may, after close of the states evidence or of all the evidence, move the court for a judgment of acquittal. The court shall grant the motion if the evidence introduced theretofore is such as would not support a verdict against the defendant. The acquittal shall be a bar to another prosecution for the same offense. [Formerly 136.605]